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metaphorical

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  • adjfigurative
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Synonyms for metaphorical

adj figurative
  • allegorical
  • descriptive
  • metaphoric
  • symbolic
  • denotative
  • emblematic
  • illustrative
  • representative
  • tropological

More words related to metaphorical

allegorical

adjective. symbolic
  • emblematic
  • figurative
  • illustrative
  • metaphorical
  • parabolic
  • symbolizing
  • typifying

comparative

adjective. approximate, close to

euphemistic

adjective. polite

figurative

adjective. not literal, but symbolic
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